Month: October 2021

Hong Kong’s Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA) announced the award of 255 megahertz of spectrum in 19 frequency blocks after a spectrum auction that required a total of 32 rounds of bidding in three days. In a release, the government agency said that the Hong Kong government secured spectrum utilization fees of a total
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Huawei presume de capacidades en materia de 5G en el Reino Unido, llevando a cabo la demostración de una red privada que, según afirma la empresa, será esencial para crear oportunidades en diversos sectores y acelerar la innovación en el país. En el marco de un trabajo de I+D más amplio, Huawei ha presentado proyectos
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You’ve got the transport, I’ve got the RAN, let’s make lots of money (what Samsung said to Ciena, as imagined by Telecoms.com). Another day, another vendor partnership. Following on from yesterday’s news that Intel and Juniper were clubbing together with Rakuten Symphony to develop a next-gen DU, Samsung Electronics and Ciena have unveiled their own
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Cisco has added new functionality for Wi-Fi radio frequency network planning and visibility to its portfolio that provides a “visual 3D immersive experience,” similar to a first-person video game perspective. Todd Untrecht, head of product management and go-to-market strategy for Cisco DNA Center, said that the new software release that includes the 3D analyzer capability
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China-based ZTE booked profit growth in the first nine months of 2021, with a rising share of the country’s 5G market driving a double-digit increase in revenue. Net profit increased 130.9 per cent year-on-year to CNY3.3 million ($516.9 million) on revenue of CNY83.8 billion, up 13.1 per cent. Gross profit margin rose by 4.7 percentage
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At this year’s Connected Britian event, Bryan McIver, CEO at Vitruvi, led a compelling panel discussion alongside speakers from Giganet and FibrePeople on the importance of a solid end… At this year’s Connected Britian event, Bryan McIver, CEO at Vitruvi, led a compelling panel discussion alongside speakers from Giganet and FibrePeople on the importance of
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Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android devices alone.
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BT Group technology, business and strategy director Mark Henry (pictured) cast doubt on the near-term success of private 5G networks in the manufacturing sector, warning uptake would likely be slowed by a reluctance to commit before standalone (SA) deployments. During the Total Telecom Congress, Henry emphasised the importance of the move to SA 5G to
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Realme 8i was launched in India as the successor of the Realme 7i and a more affordable option than the Realme 8. This new smartphone’s headlining features are its 120Hz display, MediaTek Helio G96 SoC, and 5,000mAh battery. What is also interesting is the Realme 8i’s starting price of Rs. 13,999, which puts it in
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CXO Dialogue: Lead Digital Transformation in Africa with Platform Stickiness – Telecoms.com https://telecoms.com/wp-content/themes/telecoms.com/assets/images/dummy/tcoms-logo.png CXO Dialogue: Lead Digital Transformation in Africa with Platform Stickiness Sponsored video.As a leading carrier in Africa, MTN has released the Ambition 2025 strategic vision for the future network. It has four strategic priorities: build the largest & most valuable platforms, drive
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LIVE FROM MWC21 LOS ANGELES: Laxmi Akkaraju, SVP strategy at industrial software company Cognite (pictured), discussed a Norwegian manufacturing park which is employing 5G, IoT and AI to fully automate its logistics chain. Telenor deployed a 5G network in the industrial park on Heroya, a peninsula. One of the companies in the park is Yara
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Today, Hispasat, the satellite unit of Red Eléctrica Group, has announced that is has agreed to buy wholesale capacity on Eutelsat’s increasingly popular Konnect satellite. This deal makes Hispasat the exclusive operator and distributor of Konnect’s broadband capacity in Spain and Portugal.  As part of the deal… Today, Hispasat, the satellite unit of Red Eléctrica
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  When it comes to striking a balance between delivering on the multiGbps speeds expected from 5G and the capex-intensive process of deploying millimeter wave (mmWave) small cells, operators have a difficult task. While early criticisms around the viability of mmWave 5G–line-of-sight conditions, oxygen absorption, rain fade, and device compatibility among others–have been worked out
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EE devotes some of its new 700 MHz spectrum to indoor 5G – Telecoms.com https://telecoms.com/wp-content/themes/telecoms.com/assets/images/dummy/tcoms-logo.png UK mobile operator EE has announced it will be using at least part of the low frequency spectrum it won at auction earlier this year to improve its 5G indoor coverage. At this preliminary stage that amounts to just 50
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Nine months after taking over the Biden administration has finally got around to designating the acting Chair of the US telecoms regulator to the full position. Jessica Rosenworcel has been an FCC Commissioner since 2012 and seems to have done a good job. In the politicised US system she has been one of two or
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LIVE FROM MWC21 LOS ANGELES: Industry group GSMA put a spotlight on the resilience demonstrated by the mobile sector during the ongoing Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, highlighting progress made towards digital transformation through accelerated 5G uptake in North America. In the 2021 North America Edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report series, released today (26 October),
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